A debate about the involuntary civil commitment of the mentally ill and sex offenders in the American justice system.
The rules for settling disputes between corporations and states come from an earlier era. Is it time for reform?
Much regulation has been premised on the presence of asymmetric information. What happens when it disappears?
We all care about living standards, but they are notoriously hard to measure over time. A panel of experts discusses this contentious topic.
Mobile computing has enabled a new way to buy and sell goods and services. But how should governments respond?
Can public policy stop obesity? Or at least help? Four experts on public health and health policy offer a range of views.
What can the search for extraterrestrial intelligence tell us about societies on earth?
A panel of experts considers the effectiveness of economic sanctions policy.
Separation of church and state: How far should it go? A panel discussion hosted by the Cato Institute.
Public choice economics warns that our patent system may be rewarding special interests, not fostering innovation.
If the welfare state is bad, would a basic income do better?
What is the proper role of visual persuasion in politics? Four cultural critics discuss the role of the visual in our democratic process.